USCIS, May 1, 2020
"In response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services is extending the flexibilities it announced on March 30 to assist applicants and petitioners who are responding to certain:
Peter Margulies, Apr. 23, 2020
"On April 22, President Trump signed a proclamation suspending issuance of certain immigrant visas. The suspension, which will last for 60 days and may be renewed thereafter, includes many exceptions that will limit...
Anil Kalhan, Apr. 23, 2020
"If you feel like you saw a version of this movie in 2017, you're not imagining things. ... "
" Stephen Yale-Loehr, an immigration law expert at Cornell University , said the exemptions would make the order more legally defensible, but that the logic behind the policy was still flawed. “First, if the purpose of the proclamation is to...
NAFSA, Mar. 13, 2020
"On the night of March 12, 2020, the Student and Exchange Visitor Program (SEVP) provided NAFSA with the following statement:
“SEVP is committed to remaining flexible in allowing schools to make temporary procedural...
Mar. 12, 2020 letter from 104 NY legal service providers to EOIR Director McHenry:
"On behalf of the 104 undersigned legal service providers representing immigrants in New York State, we are writing to express our extreme concern at the lack of...
White House, Mar. 11, 2020
"I, DONALD J. TRUMP, President of the United States, by the authority vested in me by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, including sections 212(f) and 215(a) of the Immigration and Nationality...
On Mar. 9, 2020 ICE/SEVP posted this Broadcast Message : Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) and Potential Procedural Adaptations for F and M nonimmigrant students.
White House, Feb. 29, 2020
"... Given the importance of protecting persons within the United States from the threat of this harmful communicable disease, I have determined that it is in the interests of the United States to take action to restrict...
Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 26 / Friday, February 7, 2020
"This document announces a modification to the January 31, 2020 decision of the Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to direct all flights to the United States carrying...
Proclamation 9983 of January 31, 2020 - Improving Enhanced Vetting Capabilities and Processes for Detecting Attempted Entry Into the United States by Terrorists or Other Public-Safety Threats
Proclamation 9984 of January 31, 2020 - Suspension of Entry...
Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 23 / Tuesday, February 4, 2020
Notification of Arrival Restrictions Applicable to Flights Carrying Persons Who Have Recently Traveled From or Were Otherwise Present Within the People’s Republic of China
White House, Jan. 31, 2020
"The United States has confirmed cases of individuals who have a severe acute respiratory illness caused by a novel (new) coronavirus (“2019-nCoV”) (“the virus”) first detected in Wuhan, Hubei...
This document is scheduled to be published in the Federal Register on 02/04/2020
"This document announces the decision of the Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to direct all flights to the United States carrying persons who...